Monthly Archive: May 2018

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Gruvvålen

I never wear shorts when I’m hiking, no matter how hot the day is. I always have long trousers to minimise the amount of skin on offer for the mosquitoes and other blood suckers....

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And now it’s green

After the brief scouting trip to Ånnfjällstjärnen earlier this week, it was time to go all the way to the top. Just four days ago the road to Övre Lillåsvallen was partly covered in...

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Fine summer evening

It’s not officially summer yet, but it could well be. It’s insanely warm. As in, do the reindeer thing and try to find all the snow patches to get some relief from the heat....

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The 50 year flood

It’s been raining all day. The water level which was high enough as it was because of the melting snow, is now at levels which happen on average every 50 years. Here in Ljusnedal...

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Labyrinth

From the viewpoint on Hamrafjället yesterday, I saw that there wasn’t much snow left along the trail towards Andersborg. So I should be able to get through, and once on the mountain, it would...

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Hamrafjället

There aren’t many mountains where you can hike as yet. The top of the mountain could be ok, but the problem is how to get to the foot of the mountain. Hamrafjället melts early...